DOJ Announced $1.2M Settlement in Police Discrimination Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the settlement of a civil rights lawsuit involving a former Pocomoke City Police chief and two others The DOJ says the $1.2 million settlement was reached last week with the … Continue reading

$411M Settlement from Single-Truck Company Following 45 Vehicle Pileup

A Florida jury handed down a massive multi-million dollar verdict following a 2018 crash that left a motorcyclist severely injured. On Friday, October 2, a jury in Florida’s Second Circuit Court returned a $411,726,608 verdict for Duane Washington, 42, in … Continue reading

Mom Reaches $7.5M Settlement in Son’s Golf Cart Crash Death

SANTA ANA, Calif. (CNS)—The mother of an autistic 15-year-old boy killed in a golf cart crash on a school campus last year reached a $7.5 million settlement with the Orange Unified School District, the family’s attorneys announced Oct. 2. Micaela Sanchez Corona … Continue reading

DOJ Reached $46M Settlement with 5Dimes for Illegal Sports Betting

5Dimes and the U.S. Department of Justice reached a $46.8 million settlement of an investigation into illegal US sports betting operations, as well as money laundering and wire fraud. The company announced an intent to enter the US sports betting market following the deal, although state regulators likely will balk at the … Continue reading

Texas Hospital and Ex-Managers Pay $16.4M in False Claims Settlement

Lakeway (Texas) Regional Medical Center and its former managers agreed to pay more than $16.4 million to resolve two separate False Claims Act lawsuits, the U.S. Justice Department said Sept. 28.  The medical center will pay $13.6 million and co-defendants will … Continue reading

Understanding Natural Disaster Assistance Litigation Against Insurance Firms

What occurs in the aftermath of a disastrous tornado? All-natural catastrophes normally include seven main events. These events are: landslides, volcanic eruptions, twisters, lightning, tsunamis, hurricanes as well as quakes. While natural catastrophes are taken into consideration “an act of … Continue reading

Mike Tyson Agreed to $8M Settlement to Fan He Assaulted

In his prime, Mike Tyson was known for being one of the most dominant boxers of all time. He was a generous person who gave away over a dozen cars and took his friends on yacht trips around the world, but he had another side as … Continue reading

$97M Settlement Between Gilead and DOJ Over Kickbacks

Amid an industrywide kickbacks investigation into pharma’s charity contributions, Gilead Sciences has become the latest drugmaker to strike a deal. Though the company says it doesn’t believe it violated any laws, it agreed to pay $97 million to resolve kickbacks allegations. Gilead inked … Continue reading

Whistleblower Claims Lead to Nearly $58M Settlement with Hanford Contractors

Hanford contractors involved in the long-running effort to build the site’s Waste Treatment Plant have agreed to pay a $57.75 million settlement to the U.S. Justice Department to resolve whistleblower claims of fraudulent overcharges that inflated the hours of labor … Continue reading

Together Again at the 2021 Trial Lawyers Summit

On January 31 – February 3, 2021, The National Trial Lawyers will present the annual Trial Lawyers Summit, hosted at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. This conference is a unique gathering of America’s most outstanding civil … Continue reading